Trails have been adversely impacted by an active flood season and winter ice storms. They are littered with debris and many markers are missing. All hikers should use a compass and map when hiking in the park. A trail marking project is underway. More »
Numerous portages exist along Cedar Creek. Please plan accordingly when preparing to paddle in the park and be sure you are prepared for a safe trip.
Our Staff & Offices
Harry Hampton Visitor Center
Tracy Stakely, Superintendent
Old Growth Bottomland Forest Research and Education Center
Southeast Coast Exotic Plant Management Team (regional program)
Did You Know?
Congaree National Park ranks among the most diverse forest communities in North America. There are 22 different plant communities in the park.